etches 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of etch
as in engraves
to cut (as letters or designs) on a hard surface the artist etched his landscape on a copper plate

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as in imprints
to produce a vivid impression of in just a few pages the writer etched an unforgettable portrait of one of the more remarkable First Ladies

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plural of etch

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“Etches.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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